Start Russian (Learn Russian with the Michel Thomas Method)

Start Russian (Learn Russian with the Michel Thomas Method)

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Learn over 50 essential words at the heart of Russian and how to put them together to make yourself understood. This 1-hour basic introduction to Russian with the Michel Thomas Method will get you speaking the language immediately: no books, no pens, no memorizing - just listen, connect and speak.How does it work?During the course, you will join Michel Thomas Method teacher Natasha Bershadski and two students in a live lesson, hearing both their successes and their mistakes to keep you motivated and involved throughout the course. Within the very first hour you will be able to construct simple phrases by listening and thinking out answers for yourself without the pressure of writing or memorizing. Why is the method so successful?The Michel Thomas Method was perfected over 50 years by celebrated psychologist and linguist Michel Thomas. This unique method works with your brain and draws on the principles of instructional psychology. Knowledge is structured and organised so that you assimilate the language easily and don't forget it. The method breaks down the language into building blocks that are introduced sequentially in such a way that you create your response and move on to ever-more-complex sentences. You'll stick with it because you'll love it.Where do I go next? a. Start Russian with the Michel Thomas Method is an hour of essentials taken from Total Russian with the Michel Thomas Method. After you finish your Start course, you can move to the Total Russian course, which includes 9 hours of audio and a practice CD-ROM. Perfect Russian follows on from the Total course with 10 hours of audio and a practice CD-ROM.Learn anywhereDon't be tied to chunky books or your computer, Michel Thomas Method audio courses let you learn whenever you want: at home, in your car, or on the move with your MP3 more

Product details

  • CD-Audio | 1 pages
  • 136 x 192 x 24mm | 117.93g
  • Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • John Murray Learning
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English, Russian
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1444139142
  • 9781444139143
  • 170,689

About Natasha Bershadski

Natasha Bershadski studied at the Moscow State Linguistic University and taught English in Moscow before moving to London, where she has taught Russian for 15 years at King's College, UCL, LSE, Middlesex University and the Foreign more

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"A genuinely new way of learning a language" * The Daily Mail * "Thomas makes it simple" * Sunday Times * "Michel Thomas is a precious find indeed" * The Guardian * "Works like a dream" * The Daily Telegraph * "The nearest thing to painless learning" * The Times * "The most extraordinary learning experience of my life" * Emma Thompson * "Five minutes into the first CD, you already feel like you're winning" * Time Out * "A unique and perfectly brilliant way of learning languages" * Stephen Fry *show more

Table of contents

Introduction Pronunciation guide 01 At the airport 02 What time is breakfast? 03 This gift is for you 04 Where's the post office? 05 Money 06 Where do you live? 07 My family 08 At the restaurant 09 At the pharmacy 10 Need help? 11 I want a haircut 12 Does this suit me? 13 At the bus station 14 At the beach 15 At church 16 Could I ask a favour of you? 17 A wedding 18 At a town fiesta 19 Life in the barrio 20 Goodbye Key to the exercises Verb list Tagalog-English glossary English-Tagalog glossaryshow more

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